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Seoul, South Korea, February 1958: Druggist Pak Hae Oh, right, and an assistant prepare a prescription in the hospital laboratory at the Seoul Children’s Relief Hospital. The hospital was a project of Western wives in Seoul beginning in 1955. Spearheaded by a 14-woman committee — seven Koreans and seven Westerners — the women brought the once shabby, poorly equipped hospital to the point where it was considered superior to most private children’s hospitals in the city by 1958.

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